Arts & Entertainment

Grand Theft Auto V steals the show once again

By: Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor When it was announced that Rockstar games intended to make the latest installment of the Grand Theft Auto series centered around three main characters, fans were skeptical. Then it’s release was delayed 4 months. GTA V made $1 billion in three days, the fastest entertainment release to get to that level […]

Brendza’s beat: Mumford hiatus, ADTR lawsuit and fancy PGH

By: Zach Brendza | Features Editor  Mumford hiatus Oh how the mighty have … well it isn’t exactly a fall, I suppose? Mumford and Sons have played their last show, “for the forseeable future.” In Kansas, of all places. Strange This coming from keyboardist Ben Lovett, Sept. 20 in Bonner Springs was ta-ta for now, […]

Weekend events

DPC Film Series 7 p.m., Sept. 26 through 27, 9 p.m. Sept. 28 The film The Lone Ranger will be shown Thursday and Friday in 104 College Hall and Saturday in the Union NiteSpot. For more information, email dpc@duq.edu or call (412) 396-6619. The Rubber Duck Bridge Party 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27 The event will be […]

New album roundup, September 17

New album roundup, September 17

-A look at new albums released Tuesday, September 17, 2013   MGMT MGMT MGMT’s Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden proved their psychedelic sound with their first three albums. Their latest self-titled LP is no exception. MGMT features music similar to the likes of Radiohead in terms of the slow-paced, trippy and spacey feel of the […]

New album round-up, September 17

New album round-up, September 17

-A look at new albums released Tuesday, September 17, 2013 MGMT MGMT MGMT’s Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden proved their psychedelic sound with their first three albums. Their latest self-titled LP is no exception. MGMT features music similar to the likes of Radiohead in terms of the slow-paced, trippy and spacey feel of the instruments. […]

Weekend events

Sigur Ros 6 p.m., Sept. 19 The band will perform at Stage AE in the North Shore. Also performing are Julianna Barwick and Mister Lies. Tickets to this all ages show are $37. For more information or tickets, visit promowestlive.com. Saves The Day 7 p.m., Sept. 19 The band will perform at Altar Bar in […]

Riddick good, but not great

By: Joel Frehn | The Duquesne Duke  The period following the summer film season is marked not solely by the absence of half a billion dollar budgets, but also a step down in terms of quality. Last week I reviewed The Frozen Ground, which is a good film with two great performances, but a lack […]

Brendza’s beat: Just say no, Kanye vs. Jay-Z, Game of Rós

By: Zach Brendza | Features Editor Just say no There always seems to be some “rock star” doing something stupid every week. Let’s welcome A$AP Rocky and Tyler Oleson to the program, shall we. Rocky was charged with assault after he allegedly assaulted a female fan during his set at the Made In America festival […]

Weekend events

T’ai Chi: Reconnect with Nature 5:45 p.m., Sept. 12 The weekly event will be held in Mellon Park, located in Shady Side. Participants are asked to bring a water bottle, wear comfortable clothing and flat-soled shoes. For more information or to register, call (412) 441-4442 ext. 3925. The Gaslight Anthem 7 p.m., Sept. 12 and […]

New Nine Inch Nails gets good marks

New Nine Inch Nails gets good marks

By: Mike Richards | The Duquesne Duke Nine Inch Nails released their first album in five years, Hesitation Marks, this past Tuesday with much anticipation. The industrial rock band, formed in Cleveland 25 years ago by singer Trent Reznor has released eight full studio albums since its founding. The band has a very recognizable and […]

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